• Three men arrested in connection with London attack
Three men arrested in connection with London attack

The youngest of the attackers, an Italian national of Moroccan descent, he was allowed to enter the United Kingdom and had been living in east London . The Red Cross is urging people to "take a ride for London , eat a dish for London and say cheers for London ". As outrage grows over the revelation that at least one of the London att...

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  • Tehran calls US' statement on terror attack 'repugnant,' vows to seek revenge
Tehran calls US' statement on terror attack 'repugnant,' vows to seek revenge

One of the attackers blew himself up inside, where a session had been in progress. The attacks targeted the Tehran parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, who founded the Islamic Republic in 1979. Saudi-based charities and individuals have also been accused of financing Sunni extremist groups across the region over the past two ...

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  • In defeat for Theresa May, Conservatives lose majority in UK Parliament
In defeat for Theresa May, Conservatives lose majority in UK Parliament

European Union leaders were also dismayed by the hung result as they fear the complex negotiations will get even tougher with a weak British PM. The Scottish National Party of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon , which has dominated politics north of the border for a decade and called for a new independence vote after Brexit , lost 21 of the 5...

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  • London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say
London Bridge attacker tried to rent larger truck, police say

London's Metropolitan Police announced in a statement that the knives were found "on or nearby" the three attackers who were shot dead by police during the attack. She said: "People will be thinking about what happened last Saturday night and respecting those who have lost their lives, their families and those who have been affected but also not...

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  • Trump Calls On Qatar To End Funding Of Terrorism, Extremists
Trump Calls On Qatar To End Funding Of Terrorism, Extremists

The ban comes amid a diplomatic row as Saudi Arabia blacklisted entities and individuals that they perceive as connecting Qatar to extremist groups, with the United Arab Emirates , Egypt , Yemen and Bahrain included. The Qatari government said on Friday: "We do not, have not and will not support terrorist groups". Qatar has steadfastly denied...

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  • Report says Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks
Report says Iran investigating Saudi role in attacks

Men in military uniform stand at a window in the Iranian Parliament building following an attack on Wednesday in Tehran . ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attacks . As the parliament attack unfolded, gunmen and suicide bombers also struck outside Khomeini's mausoleum on Tehran's southern outskirts. Trump's statement today...

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  • Qatar calls allegations that it supports extremists
Qatar calls allegations that it supports extremists "baseless"

Trump spoke to Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani as Qatar faces an economic and diplomatic blockade from Gulf states led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates . "This is not about regime change - this is about change of policy, change of approach", state minister for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash said. "The feeling here is that it is ...

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  • EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending
EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

European Union member states are spending an average of 1.3% of GDP on defence, much less than the United States, Russia and China, Mr Juncker said. He underlined that less than three percent of European troops were deployable with their current capability and added the EU needed to invest more in its military.

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  • London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian
London attackers were chef, clerk and 'suspicious' Italian

The other two attackers were identified as Khurum Butt, a 27-year-old whose extremist views had been reported to police, and 30-year-old Rachid Redouane, also known as Rachid Elkhdar, a pastry chef who claimed to have dual Moroccan-Libyan citizenship.

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  • Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question
Trump denies seeking Comey 'loyalty,' dodges tapes question

Trump says he is "100 percent" willing to give his version of events under oath regarding the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey . He testified that Trump invited him to a private dinner at the White House on January 27, where the president said , "I need loyalty".

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  • Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government-May
Conservatives are only party who can form a United Kingdom government-May

But she ran a disastrous campaign while Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn-who had been repeatedly written off by rivals and the media-ran a popular one that engaged thousands of young voters in particular. New elections will be called. Corbyn faced intense opposition from the right-wing tabloid press and from the Evening Standard, newly edited by for...

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  • Iran's foreign minister responds to Trump's condolences on Tehran attacks
Iran's foreign minister responds to Trump's condolences on Tehran attacks

Both would indicate a degree of instability and tensions that the Iranian leadership would rather not acknowledge. As part of the July 2015 multinational accord, Iran also regained access to frozen assets held overseas. "We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil that they promote", Trump concluded. That wa...

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  • London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops
London bridge attackers tried to get a larger truck: Cops

The police are of the opinion that there could be others who could throw some more light on the attack and want them to come forward. The truck they had wanted to hire was smaller but similar to the one used in last year's Nice attack in which more than 80 people were killed in France.

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  • Tim Kaine: Comey's Lynch comments 'pretty much irrelevant'
Tim Kaine: Comey's Lynch comments 'pretty much irrelevant'

Sen. Tim Kaine (D., Va.) told CNN host Alisyn Camerota that "2016 is over" in reference to Hillary Clinton's email investigation during an appearance on "New Day" Friday. This all went down some three hours into the hearing, when it was McCain's turn to question Comey. He referred to "President Comey", and at times looked confused and frustrated ...

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  • China Focus: SCO expansion vital for int'l security, common prosperity
China Focus: SCO expansion vital for int'l security, common prosperity

Describing terrorists as the chief violators of human rights and values, Modi said: " We have full faith that the SCO would give a new push to our efforts in the fight against terrorism ". Kazakhstan is a comprehensive strategic partner of China and an important member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). "As a result the economic e...

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  • Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party
Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Tim Farron, the current leader, retained his seat with only a narrow majority. It still wasn't enough to put Labour back into government, of course, but it did help take away the Conservatives' majority, and send them staggering for support into the arms of Northern Ireland's DUP, a deeply conservative party that fears all the wickedness of mod...

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  • Vettel fastest as Ferrari dominate final practice
Vettel fastest as Ferrari dominate final practice

Points leader Sebastien Vettel in the other Ferrari was third in the afternoon, following a morning session in which his back end spun out in Turn 6. Hamilton's Mercedes team boss Toto Wolff conceded earlier this week that they no longer hold the advantage in the title race. Stoffel Vandoorne finished just on the wrong side of the cusp in h...

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  • Theresa May seeks minority gov't with DUP after bruising election result
Theresa May seeks minority gov't with DUP after bruising election result

He added that Labour still lost the election, leaving his Nottingham East constituency with a Conservative government "they do not need" and the party with questions about how to convince voters it can move from "protesting about a government into being the government".

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  • EU fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock UK vote
EU fears Brexit delay, uncertainty after shock UK vote

Some compared her to her predecessor David Cameron, who sought to silence Eurosceptic fellow Conservatives by calling the referendum on European Union membership which ended his career and shocked Europe. But despite May's dire result, her message did resonate with some Brexiteers in Wakefield who wavered from the Labour party. "At this time,...

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  • Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Tehran attacks
Iran arrests 8 suspected of supporting Tehran attacks

As thousands of Iranians attended a funeral for the victims, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday's attacks would only increase hate for the USA and Saudi governments, according to state media. On Friday, the US embassy in Saudi Arabia issued a security notice to USA citizens recommending that they "exercise caution in places freque...

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